• Trips,  USA

    Brooklyn Diary

    Oh Brooklyn, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Smorgasburg (Brooklyn flea and food market), Blue Bottle coffee, Peter Luger, Fette Sau, and so much more. On our last trip to NYC we only spent a day in “hipsterland” (how very tita of me). But this time we made it a point to explore the coffee-shop, independent-retail and vintage-store filled borough of New York.   The view from Smorgasburg Pier 5.     Carnal ribs at Smorgasburg food market Pier 5 View from Smorgasburg Pier 5 food market It was a day of eating at Smorgasburg.  Smorgasburg Brooklyn Flea (dying in the heat) Fette Sau‘s bar: where the beer taps are deadly.   Fette Sau‘s pork…

  • Trips,  USA

    NYC Diary

    The hubby and I just very recently concluded a 2 week trip to the US to attend a wedding and visit friends and family. We stayed with my brother who lives in Connecticut but took the commuter train to the city almost everyday. It was my 4th trip to the east coast and 4 years since my last visit and I thought the novelty of the city would have worn off by now (being almost out of my ahem – raging 20s). But no. I still love every inch of that cheeseburger-smelling town (I swear, the minute I stepped out of immigration, it smelled like cheeseburgers).  I can’t get enough…